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Scholarships

Greenbuild Scholarships


USGBC is excited to provide scholarship opportunities to attend Greenbuild 2015. Scholarships aim to increase access to the Greenbuild conference and serve as a point of entry for people new to the green movement. Scholarships are competitive, and preference is given to individuals from under-represented audiences and who demonstrate a need for scholarship. These scholarships allow USGBC to invest in individuals who share our vision and want to be champions for the movement.

 

Apply by 11:59pm ET on Sunday, August 30, 2015

 

Three types of scholarships are available:

 

1. Greenbuild + Communities & Affordable Homes Summit Scholarship: includes Greenbuild full conference registration + Communities & Affordable Homes Summit registration + 1 year subscription with unlimited access to Education @USGBC

 

2. Greenbuild + Communities & Affordable Homes Summit + Travel & Lodging Scholarship: includes Greenbuild full conference registration + 1 year subscription with unlimited access to Education@USGBC + travel arrangements (up to $500) + 4 nights shared hotel lodging (Monday, November 16 – Friday, November 20).

 

3. International Female Superstar Scholarship: includes Greenbuild full conference registration + Communities & Affordable Homes Summit registration + 1 year subscription with unlimited access to Education@USGBC + travel arrangements (up to $1,500) + 5 nights shared hotel lodging (Sunday, November 15 – Friday, November 20). This scholarship is specifically reserved for female nationals from low-income and lower-middle income countries as defined by the World Bank.

 

4. Communities & Affordable Homes Summit Scholarship: includes Communities & Affordable Homes Summit registration and invitation to special Shades of Green reception. This scholarship is specifically reserved for minority professionals working in community development.

 

Applicants should:


  •  Be 18 years or older as of August 30, 2015.
  • Have not attended Greenbuild conference in the past.
  • Not be USGBC staff, USGBC Chapters staff, or hold a USGBC volunteer leadership position (i.e. Board of Directors, committees).
  • Demonstrate a valid and reasonable need for the scholarship as evidenced by the inability to attend Greenbuild without one, due to financial, location, and/or professional constraints.
  • Should demonstrate how his or her background merits receipt of a scholarship.
  • Should demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing the green building mission within local communities

 

Applicants may only apply for ONE of the scholarships offered. Individuals who are under 25 years old or are enrolled as full time students are eligible for full conference registration through the Greenbuild volunteer program.

 

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Hear from a scholarship recipient or (Read stories from the Greenbuild 2014 scholarship recipients below) to get an insider's look on how you can benefit from a scholarship.

 


 

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